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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1388, 1959)

Location:

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10023 US
Philharmonic Hall
Organ ID: 35682

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on December 02, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 99 ranks. 5,727 pipes. 4 manuals. 69 stops. 89 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 02, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 69
  • Registers: 89
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 02, 2019.
Matthew Morrison on November 28, 2020:

This organ does not exist in its current form. It was sold to the Garden Grove Community Church (later becoming the Crystal Cathedral) and became a part of the famed Hazel Wright Organ. The organ was decommissioned for restoration in 2013 and currently is being reinstalled at Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, California.

We received the most recent update for this note from Matthew Morrison on November 28, 2020.

Database Manager on December 23, 2014:

Updated through online information from Mike Brady.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on March 12, 2012:

Updated through online information from Don Belben.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on June 28, 2008:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Installed in 1962 with recitals by Catharine Crozier, Virgil Fox and E.Power Biggs; removed in 1976; rebuilt and incorporated by Ruffatti in the 5/280 organ at The Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, CA.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist sent to me by Lincoln Center, May 1969
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph from Frederick Swann via Jeff Scofield.

Exposed pipe display: Photograph courtesy of the Aeolian-Skinner Archives. Taken on 1962-09-09

Hall, stage, exposed pipes and console: Photograph from <i>The American Organist</i> February 1963.

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